Aristotle's Psychology

[Revised entry by Christopher Shields on January 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Aristotle (384 - 322 BC) was born in Macedon, in what is now northern Greece, but spent most of his
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[Revised entry by Christopher Shields on January 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Aristotle (384 - 322 BC) was born in Macedon, in what is now northern Greece, but spent most of his adult life in Athens. His life in Athens divides into two periods, first as a member of Plato's Academy (367 - 347) and later as director of his own school, the Lyceum (334 - 323). The intervening years were spent mainly in Assos and Lesbos, and briefly back in Macedon. His years away from Athens were predominantly taken up with biological research and writing. Judged on...

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